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Nov 16, 2021 Socialist Party of America
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Why Socialists Pay Dues Leaflet published by the Socialist Party of America, St. Louis. Leon Greenbaum, National Secretary. This is the first edition of a title which was reprinted — presumably with different content — several times after. This may be dated with precision to the period September 1901 to December 1902 due to the St. Louis location of publication and listing of AF of L representative Leon Greenbaum as secretary since Greenbaum was removed from office and headquarters briefly...
Topics: Socialist Party of America, SPA, Socialist Party USA, SPUSA, socialism, Marxism, radicalism,...
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Nov 11, 2021 Davenport, Tim (1961– )
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The Incredible Mutant Pop Mailorder Catalog November 2021 — Issue 21-F The sixth 2021 edition of  the monthly newsletter of Mutant Pop Records of Corvallis, Oregon. This issue features a lengthy interview with Mike Patton, songwriter, vocalist, and guitarist of The Robinsons, Sally Stitches, The Loblaws, Vista Blue, and other pop-punk bands. Included is a column of record recommendations by Eddie Kobane, drummer of The Kobanes and The Mitochondriacs. The lead story deals with the latest...
Topics: punk rock, pop-punk, power pop, popular music, rock and roll, rock'n'roll, music, alternative...
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Nov 10, 2021 Debs, Eugene V. (1855–1926)
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Handwritten and signed letter from Eugene Victor Debs (1855–1926) to G. Sylvester Viereck (1884–1962), a German-born American poet, writer, and pro-German publicist. The document, previously unpublished, was offered for sale on eBay in November 2021 as lot 165166117728. Edited by Tim Davenport from the eBay photographic images for preservation at the Internet Archive.
Topics: Socialist Party of America, SPA, socialism, Marxism, radicalism, Sylvester Viereck, Gene Debs,...
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Oct 6, 2021 Davenport, Tim (1961- )
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The Incredible Mutant Pop Compact Disc Catalog October 2021 — Issue 21-E The fifth 2021 edition of  the monthly newsletter of Mutant Pop Records of Corvallis, Oregon. This issue features a lengthy interview with Dave MacKenzie [“Dave Parasite”], guitarist and leader of the veteran pop-punk band Parasites, formed in New Jersey in 1986. Also included is an interview with the as-yet-unidentified “Greybeard the CD3 Pirate,” a hobbyist issuing unauthorized editions the Mutant Pop 7-inch...
Topics: Punk rock, pop-punk, underground music, popular culture, Parasites, compact discs, vinyl records,...
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Aug 17, 2021 Davenport, Tim (1961- )
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The Incredible Mutant Pop Compact Disc Catalog August 2021 — Issue 21-D The fourth 2021 edition of  the monthly newsletter of Mutant Pop Records of Corvallis, Oregon. This issue features a lengthy interview with Charlie Bunce of After School Special, a legendary underground pop-punk band of the 1990s from Southern California. Also included is a column by punk columnist Rev. Nørb [Norb Rozek] bewailing the monotony of pop-punk and the "quixotic" effort by Mutant Pop Records founder...
Topics: punk, punk rock, pop-punk, power pop, rock and roll, rock'n'roll, underground music, record...
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Jul 11, 2021 Davenport, Tim (1961̶ )
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The Incredible Mutant Pop Compact Disc Catalog July 2021 — Issue 21-C The third 2021 edition of  the monthly newsletter of Mutant Pop Records of Corvallis, Oregon. This issue features a lengthy interview with Ryan Droppa of The Teen Sensation Glasses, a veteran of the Pennsylvania pop-punk scene and prominent home recordist. Also included is a column by punk critic Josh Rutledge counting down the three best pop-punk and power pop releases of the COVID Era (March 2020 to May 2021). Also...
Topics: punk rock, pop-punk, power pop, home recording, rock music, music studios, Josh Rutledge, Ryan...
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Jun 23, 2021 Davenport, Tim (1961– )
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The Incredible Mutant Pop Compact Disc Catalog June 2021 — Issue 21-B The second 2021 edition of  the monthly newsletter of Mutant Pop Records of Corvallis, Oregon. This issue features a lengthy interview with Trevor Blendour of The Blendours and Surf Zombies, a prominent home recordist and DIY music seller on Bandcamp.com. Also includes a discussion of the three forms of compact discs which Mutant Pop was planning to issue in 2021–22. These were to include premium “big booklet” discs...
Topics: Punk rock, pop-punk, underground music, power pop, Mutant Pop Records, The Blendours, rock'n'roll,...
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May 30, 2021 Davenport, Tim (1961– )
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The Incredible Mutant Pop Compact Disc Catalog May 2021 — Issue 21-A A return of the monthly newsletter of Mutant Pop Records of Corvallis, Oregon after more than a decade of dormancy. This issue features a lengthy interview with Pat Kim of Beatnik Termites, who released a new album in May 2021, Sweatin' to the Termites. Also includes a brief statement of purpose on the front page as well as advertising. The version mailed out included a three page insert of available compact discs in print....
Topics: Punk rock, pop-punk, underground music, power pop, Mutant Pop Records, Beatnik Termites,...
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Feb 17, 2021 Davenport, Tim (1961– )
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The Incredible Mutant Pop Catalog (issue AJ) The 36th issue of the Incredible Mutant Pop Catalog, a publication which was mailed to between 1,000 and 1,500 punk rock fans on the mailing list of Mutant Pop Records. Printed on newsprint on a web press and saddle-stitched. Copy finalized April 14, 2000, mailed about April 19. ----------------- On October 1, 1997, Mutant Pop came up for consideration at the monthly membership meeting of Mordam Records, a cooperative wholesale distributor based in...
Topics: music history, punk rock, pop-punk, power pop, alternative rock, pop music, 1990s punk, American...
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Feb 17, 2021 Davenport, Tim (1961– )
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The Incredible Mutant Pop Catalog (issue AH) The 34th issue of the Incredible Mutant Pop Catalog, a publication which was mailed to between 1,000 and 1,500 punk rock fans on the mailing list of Mutant Pop Records. Printed on newsprint on a web press and saddle-stitched. Copy finalized January 17, 2000, mailed about January 20. ----------------- On October 1, 1997, Mutant Pop came up for consideration at the monthly membership meeting of Mordam Records, a cooperative wholesale distributor based...
Topics: music history, punk rock, pop-punk, power pop, alternative rock, pop music, 1990s punk, American...
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Feb 17, 2021 Davenport, Tim (1961– )
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The Incredible Mutant Pop Catalog (issue AG) The 33rd issue of the Incredible Mutant Pop Catalog, a publication which was mailed to between 1,000 and 1,500 punk rock fans on the mailing list of Mutant Pop Records. Printed on newsprint on a web press and saddle-stitched. Copy finalized December 6, 1999, mailed about December 9. ----------------- On October 1, 1997, Mutant Pop came up for consideration at the monthly membership meeting of Mordam Records, a cooperative wholesale distributor based...
Topics: music history, punk rock, pop-punk, power pop, alternative rock, pop music, 1990s punk, American...
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Feb 17, 2021 Davenport, Tim (1961– )
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The Incredible Mutant Pop Catalog (issue AF) The 32nd issue of the Incredible Mutant Pop Catalog, a publication which was mailed to between 1,000 and 1,500 punk rock fans on the mailing list of Mutant Pop Records. Printed on newsprint on a web press and saddle-stitched. Copy finalized about October 27, 1999. Mailed on October 30. ----------------- On October 1, 1997, Mutant Pop came up for consideration at the monthly membership meeting of Mordam Records, a cooperative wholesale distributor...
Topics: music history, punk rock, pop-punk, power pop, alternative rock, pop music, 1990s punk, American...
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Feb 17, 2021 Davenport, Tim (1961– )
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The Incredible Mutant Pop Catalog (issue AE) The 31st issue of the Incredible Mutant Pop Catalog, a publication which was mailed to between 1,000 and 1,500 punk rock fans on the mailing list of Mutant Pop Records. Copy finalized September 16, 1999. Mailed approximately September 19. ----------------- On October 1, 1997, Mutant Pop came up for consideration at the monthly membership meeting of Mordam Records, a cooperative wholesale distributor based in San Francisco. Mutant Pop was rejected for...
Topics: music history, punk rock, pop-punk, power pop, alternative rock, pop music, 1990s punk, American...
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Feb 17, 2021 Davenport, Tim (1961– )
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The Incredible Mutant Pop Catalog (issue AD) The 30th issue of the Incredible Mutant Pop Catalog, a publication which was mailed to between 1,000 and 1,200 punk rock fans on the mailing list of Mutant Pop Records. Copy finalized August 15, 1999. Mailed approximately August 18. ----------------- On October 1, 1997, Mutant Pop came up for consideration at the monthly membership meeting of Mordam Records, a cooperative wholesale distributor based in San Francisco. Mutant Pop was rejected for...
Topics: music history, punk rock, pop-punk, power pop, alternative rock, pop music, 1990s punk, American...
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Feb 17, 2021 Davenport, Tim (1961– )
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The Incredible Mutant Pop Catalog (issue AC) The 29th issue of the Incredible Mutant Pop Catalog, a publication which was mailed to between 1,000 and 1,200 punk rock fans on the mailing list of Mutant Pop Records. Copy finalized July 6, 1999. Mailed approximately July 9. ----------------- On October 1, 1997, Mutant Pop came up for consideration at the monthly membership meeting of Mordam Records, a cooperative wholesale distributor based in San Francisco. Mutant Pop was rejected for inclusion,...
Topics: music history, punk rock, pop-punk, power pop, alternative rock, pop music, 1990s punk, American...
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Feb 17, 2021 Davenport, Tim (1961– )
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The Incredible Mutant Pop Catalog (issue AB) The 28th issue of the Incredible Mutant Pop Catalog, a publication which was mailed to between 1,000 and 1,200 punk rock fans on the mailing list of Mutant Pop Records. Copy finalized May 11, 1999. Mailed on May 13, 1999. On October 1, 1997, Mutant Pop came up for consideration at the monthly membership meeting of Mordam Records, a cooperative wholesale distributor based in San Francisco. Mutant Pop was rejected for inclusion, forcing the founder,...
Topics: music history, punk rock, pop-punk, power pop, alternative rock, pop music, 1990s punk, American...
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Feb 17, 2021 Davenport, Tim (1961– )
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The Incredible Mutant Pop Catalog (issue AA) The 27th issue of the Incredible Mutant Pop Catalog, a publication which was mailed to between 1,000 and 1,200 punk rock fans on the mailing list of Mutant Pop Records. Mailed towards the middle of April 1999. On October 1, 1997, Mutant Pop came up for consideration at the monthly membership meeting of Mordam Records, a cooperative wholesale distributor based in San Francisco. Mutant Pop was rejected for inclusion, forcing the founder, owner, and...
Topics: music history, punk rock, pop-punk, power pop, alternative rock, pop music, 1990s punk, American...
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Feb 16, 2021 Davenport, Tim (1961– )
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The Incredible Mutant Pop Catalog (issue Z) The 26th issue of the Incredible Mutant Pop Catalog, a publication which was mailed to between 1,000 and 1,200 punk rock fans on the mailing list of Mutant Pop Records. Produced on web press and saddle-stitched. Copy content finalized January 4, 1999. Mailed approximately January 7. ----------------- On October 1, 1997, Mutant Pop came up for consideration at the monthly membership meeting of Mordam Records, a cooperative wholesale distributor based...
Topics: music history, punk rock, pop-punk, power pop, alternative rock, pop music, 1990s punk, American...
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Feb 16, 2021 Davenport, Tim (1961– )
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The Incredible Mutant Pop Catalog (issue Y) The 25th issue of the Incredible Mutant Pop Catalog, a publication which was mailed to between 1,000 and 1,200 punk rock fans on the mailing list of Mutant Pop Records. Produced on web press and saddle-stitched. Copy content finalized January 4, 1999. Mailed approximately January 7. ----------------- On October 1, 1997, Mutant Pop came up for consideration at the monthly membership meeting of Mordam Records, a cooperative wholesale distributor based...
Topics: music history, punk rock, pop-punk, power pop, alternative rock, pop music, 1990s punk, American...
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Feb 16, 2021 Davenport, Tim (1961– )
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The Incredible Mutant Pop Catalog (issue X) The 24th issue of the Incredible Mutant Pop Catalog, a publication which was mailed to between 1,0000 and 1,2000 punk rock fans on the mailing list of Mutant Pop Records. Printed on a web press on newsprint and saddle-stitched. Copy content finalized November 21, 1998. Mailed approximately November 23. ----------------- On October 1, 1997, Mutant Pop came up for consideration at the monthly membership meeting of Mordam Records, a cooperative wholesale...
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Feb 16, 2021 Davenport, Tim (1961– )
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The Incredible Mutant Pop Catalog (issue W) The 23rd issue of the Incredible Mutant Pop Catalog, a publication which was mailed to between 500 and 1,000 punk rock fans on the mailing list of Mutant Pop Records. Produced on 11 by 17 sheets of paper on a photocopy machine, folded and saddle-stitched. Copy content finalized October 13, 1998. ----------------- On October 1, 1997, Mutant Pop came up for consideration at the monthly membership meeting of Mordam Records, a cooperative wholesale...
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Feb 16, 2021 Davenport, Tim (1961– )
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The Incredible Mutant Pop Catalog (issue V) The 22nd issue of the Incredible Mutant Pop Catalog, a publication which was mailed to between 500 and 1,000 punk rock fans on the mailing list of Mutant Pop Records. Produced on 11 by 17 sheets of paper on a photocopy machine, folded and saddle-stitched. Copy content finalized September 13, 1998. ----------------- On October 1, 1997, Mutant Pop came up for consideration at the monthly membership meeting of Mordam Records, a cooperative wholesale...
Topics: music history, punk rock, pop-punk, power pop, alternative rock, pop music, 1990s punk, American...
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Feb 16, 2021 Davenport, Tim (1961– )
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The Incredible Mutant Pop Catalog (issue U) The 21st issue of the Incredible Mutant Pop Catalog, a publication which was mailed to between 500 and 1,000 punk rock fans on the mailing list of Mutant Pop Records. Produced on 11 by 17 sheets of paper on a photocopy machine, folded and saddle-stitched. Copy content finalized July 7, 1998. Mailed that same day. ----------------- On October 1, 1997, Mutant Pop came up for consideration at the monthly membership meeting of Mordam Records, a...
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Feb 16, 2021 Davenport, Tim (1961– )
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The Incredible Mutant Pop Catalog (issue T) The 20th issue of the Incredible Mutant Pop Catalog, a publication which was mailed to between 500 and 1,000 punk rock fans on the mailing list of Mutant Pop Records. Produced on 11 by 17 sheets of paper on a photocopy machine, folded and saddle-stitched. Copy content finalized May 10, 1998. Mailed about May 11, 1998. ----------------- On October 1, 1997, Mutant Pop came up for consideration at the monthly membership meeting of Mordam Records, a...
Topics: music history, punk rock, pop-punk, power pop, alternative rock, pop music, 1990s punk, American...
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Feb 16, 2021 Davenport, Tim (1961– )
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The Incredible Mutant Pop Catalog (issue R) The 18th issue of the Incredible Mutant Pop Catalog, a publication which was mailed to between 500 and 1,000 punk rock fans on the mailing list of Mutant Pop Records. Produced on 11 by 17 sheets of paper on a photocopy machine, folded and saddle-stitched. Content finalized approximately February 16, 1998. Mailed on February 17, 1998. ----------------- On October 1, 1997, Mutant Pop came up for consideration at the monthly membership meeting of Mordam...
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Feb 16, 2021 Davenport, Tim (1961– )
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The Incredible Mutant Pop Catalog (issue Q) The 17th issue of the Incredible Mutant Pop Catalog, a publication which was mailed to between 500 and 1,000 punk rock fans on the mailing list of Mutant Pop Records. Produced on 11 by 17 sheets of paper on a photocopy machine, folded and saddle-stitched. Copy content finalized January 4, 1998. Mailed on January 20, 1998. ----------------- On October 1, 1997, Mutant Pop came up for consideration at the monthly membership meeting of Mordam Records, a...
Topics: music history, punk rock, pop-punk, power pop, alternative rock, pop music, 1990s punk, American...
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Feb 10, 2021 K. R. [of Työmies]
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Article commemorating the 60th Birthday of left wing Finnish humorist and author A.B. Mäkelä. From the 1923 volume, Työmies 20 Vuotta [The Worker: 20 Years]. (Superior, WI: Työmies Publishing House, 1923), pp. 108–113. Published in USA prior to 1925, public domain.
Topics: Socialism—United States, Radicalism, Marxism, publishing, Finnish-American history, Red Finns,...
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Nov 10, 2020 State of Michigan, Berrien County
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Formal legal complaint issued in association with the August 1922 underground convention of the Communist Party America, held at a summer resort outside of Bridgman, in Lake Township, Berrien County, Michigan. This complaint names persons not arrested in the original raid on the convention. Those named in the warrant (some names misspelled or pseudonyms unidentified) include: "Arthur E. Albright" [Bertram D. Wolfe], "Ella Albright" [Ella Wolfe], Israel Amter, Phillip...
Topics: Communist Party of America, CPA, Communist Party USA, CPUSA, United Communist Party, UCP,...
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Nov 6, 2020 State of Michigan, Berrien County
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Arrest Warrant issued in association with the August 1922 underground convention of the Communist Party America, held at a summer resort outside of Bridgman, in Lake Township, Berrien County, Michigan. This warrant names persons not arrested in the original raid on the convention. Those named in the warrant (some names misspelled or pseudonyms unidentified) include: "Arthur E. Albright" [Bertram D. Wolfe], "Ella Albright" [Ella Wolfe], Israel Amter, Phillip Aronberg, Henry...
Topics: Communist Party of America, American radicalism, Communism, Socialism, Marxism, Charles E....
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Oct 12, 2020 Jett, Dennis
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"I Used to Be Grateful to Be a US Ambassador," by Dennis Jett Op-Ed essay from USA Today, Oct. 12, 2020, p. A7 Former career diplomat Dennis Jett reviews the deterioration of American democratic norms taking place under the Trump regime.
Topics: Donald Trump, democratic values, democracy, authoritarianism
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Jul 28, 2020 Debs, Eugene V. (1855-1926)
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“The Problem of the Trusts,” by Eugene V. Debs New York Times, vol. 61, whole no. 19,663 (Nov. 25, 1911), pg. 8 Socialist analysis of the trust problem.
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Jul 4, 2020 Socialist Party of Oregon
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The Boy Scout Movement: A True Exposition of Its Aims and Objects Published by the Socialist Party of Oregon March 1, 1912 Copy preserved in The Papers of Eugene V. Debs 1834-1945 microfilm collection, reel 20. A symposium including contributions from former University of Oregon President C.H. Chapman, Socialist Party of Washington organizer Joshua Wanhope, anti-war writer George R. Kirkpatrick, Socialist Party of Oregon activist Tom J. Lewis, and Ernest Crosby. Includes poetry and political...
Topics: Pacific Northwest political history, Socialist Party of Oregon, Socialist Party of Washington,...
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Jun 23, 2020 Tim Davenport
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Library of Congress "Chronicling America" Newspaper Hyperlinker A searchable pdf to provide fast access to digitized newspapers at the Library of Congress. I got sick of trying to find titles with the cludgy, slow Library of Congress search engine and copy-pasted their complete index of publications. The links to the actual descriptions and digitized newspapers followed into my Apple Pages document, which I converted to PDF for universality. Hey, it's not pretty but this thing...
Topics: Library of Congress, historic newspapers, pdfs, history, digital newspapers
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Jun 14, 2020 White, Charles M.
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The Socialist Labor Party, 1890-1903 PhD dissertation by Charles M. White University of Southern California, 1959. Discussion of the early years of the SLP, the first Marxist political party in the United States, under the influence of Daniel DeLeon. Published in 1959 with no copyright notice in original publication, public domain.
Topics: Socialist Labor Party of America, SLP, radicalism, Marxism, socialism, industrial unionism, Daniel...
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May 11, 2020 McGraw, John (1873-1934)
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"The Value of Team Work," by John McGraw Legendary Hall of Fame manager of the New York Giants explains the difference between spontaneous "team work" versus directed play from the bench. Chicago Daily Socialist, vol. 5, no. 137 (April 5, 1911), p. 4. Published in the USA prior to 1924, public domain.
Topics: baseball, managers, John McGraw, New York Giants, National League
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May 11, 2020 McGraw, John (1873-1934)
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"The Value of Team Work," by John "Mugsy" McGraw Chicago Daily Socialist, vol. 5, no. 137 (April 5, 1911), p. 4. Legendary Hall of Fame Manager John McGraw imparts baseball wisdom to a general audience of newspaper readers. Apparently syndicate copy, as published by the Chicago Daily Socialist. Published in USA prior to 1924, public domain.
Topics: baseball, national league, New York Giants, John McGraw
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Apr 12, 2020 Communist Party of America (CPA)
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Program and Constitution of the [unified] Communist Party of America (New York: Communist Party of America, 1921). Rare pamphlet published by the [unified] Communist Party of America, adopted at the underground convention held near Woodstock, New York from May 15-28, 1921. The convention joined the United Communist Party (UCP), which was formed the previous year in a merger of the Communist Labor Party (CLP) with the Ruthenberg faction of the [old] Communist Party of America, with the main...
Topics: Communism United States, Radicalism, socialism, Communist Party USA, Workers Party of America,...
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Apr 10, 2020 Johns Hopkins University
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Daily totals for confirmed cases and deaths from COVID-19 for American states, March 31 to April 9, 2020. These figures were published each evening by The Guardian from a tally compiled by Johns Hopkins university. This is an Excel spreadsheet that includes calculations for increase in total cases for the day and percentage increase of new cases. Note that the case total is an undercount due to testing inadequacy and an inability to count asymptomatic virus carriers. The numbers also are fail...
Topics: COVID-19, C-19, Coronavirus, epidemiology
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Mar 29, 2020 Wagenknecht, Alfred (ed.) (1881-1956)
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Guilty? Of What? : Speeches Before the Jury in Connection with the Trial of C.E. Ruthenberg, Alfred Wagenknecht, Charles Baker. (Cleveland, OH: [Socialist Party of Ohio], [August 1917]). Includes: 1. Speech of Charles Baker (pg. 6) 2. Speech of C.E. Ruthenberg (pg. 17) 3. Speech of Joseph C. Breitenstein for the defense (pg. 28) 4. Speech of M.H. Wolf for the defense (pg. 40) 5. Speech of District Attorney Edward S. Wertz (pg. 49) 6. Speech of Joseph W. Sharts for the defense (pg. 67) 7. A...
Topics: conscription, draft resistance, anti-militarism, socialism, Socialist Party of Ohio, Socialist...
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Dec 26, 2019 Work, John M. (1869-1961)
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Extended excerpt from Glances at My Life, an unpublished memoir by Socialist Party of America founding member and lifelong socialist John M. Work. Manuscript housed by the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, John M. Work Papers (1958), Micro 869. For more information on John M. Work, see his biography at Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_M._Work Presented for the use of historians of the Socialist Party of America. No commercial use of this manuscript permitted without the...
Topics: Socialist Party of America, SPA, Socialist Party USA, SPUSA, socialism, radicalism, political...
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Dec 17, 2019 Schlüter, Hermann (1851-1919)
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Die Internationale in Amerika: Ein Beitrag zur Geschischte der Arbeiter-Bewegung in den Vereinigten Staaten [ The International in America: A Contribution to the History of the Workers' Movement in the United States] by Hermann Schlüter (Chicago: German Language-group of the Socialist Party of America, 1918). History of the First International in the United States of America. First published in the USA prior to 1924, public domain. Scanned by Google as part of the Google Books project.
Topics: First International, United States, labor history, Marxism, socialism, socialist movement,...
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Dec 13, 2019 Whiting, Sam
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Murray Bowles — Top Photographer of Punk Rock Scene Obituary of Murray Bowles (1951-2019), a photographer who documented the vibrant East Bay California punk rock scene of the 1990s. Bowles was a contributor to the monthly magazine Maximum Rocknroll and designed the cover of Green Day's Dookie album. This article from the San Francisco Chronicle reproduced to document a future biography in Wikipedia. Published in San Francisco Chronicle, vol. 155, no. 331 (Dec. 13, 2019), pg. C10. Preserved...
Topics: punk rock, Berkeley, California, popular culture, concert photography, Green Day, Maximum...
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Dec 7, 2019 Seidel, Emil (1864-1947)
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Autobiography of Emil Seidel Unpublished manuscript of the long term Milwaukee Common Council member, first socialist Mayor of Milwaukee, and 1912 Vice-Presidential candidate of the Socialist Party of America. Manuscript in the collection of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, MICRO340. Excellent coverage of Milwaukee city politics and government affairs for the 1906-1920s period. Extraordinarily banal in many respects. Includes poetry by Seidel.
Topics: Socialist Party of America, SPA, Socialist Party USA, socialism, radicalism, Social Democratic...
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Nov 5, 2019 Debs, Eugene V. (1855-1926)
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“Down with the Corrupt Courts of Capitalism,” by Eugene V. Debs Published in Appeal to Reason, whole no. 787 (Dec. 31, 1910), p. 1. Agitational article about the forthcoming jailing of Appeal editor Fred D. Warren. Published in USA prior to 1924, public domain.
Topics: Socialism — United States, free press, journalism, political history, radicalism, Socialist Party...
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Nov 1, 2019 Debs, Eugene V. (1855-1926)
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"Arise, Ye Hosts of Liberty!" Unsigned editorial by Eugene V. Debs from the front page of the “Liberty Edition” of the Appeal to Reason edited by Debs. Appeal to Reason whole no. 692 (March 6, 1909) Published in USA prior to 1924, public domain
Topics: Socialism — United States, Radicalism, Liberty, Eugene V. Debs
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Oct 5, 2019 Roberts, Randall
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"Singer Fronted The Muffs, At Vanguard of L.A. Pop-Punk," by Randall Roberts Los Angeles Times, vol. 138, no. 306 (Oct. 5, 2019), p. B5 Obituary of Kim Shattuck (1963-2019), lead singer of The Pandoras, The Muffs, and a temporary bassist for Boston band The Pixies. Shattuck died of ALS on Oct. 2, 2019, at the age of 56. This article reproduced under the doctrine of fair use to document information in a non-commercial article on Wikipedia. Commercial reproduction is prohibited.
Topics: Kim Shattuck, The Muffs, The Pandoras, The Pixies, punk rock, alernative rock, 1990s music, pop-punk
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Aug 13, 2019 Ostler, Scott
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"'Just Blew My Mind': Myth Grows for A's Speed Pitch Guy," by Scott Ostler Published in the San Francisco Chronicle, vol. 155, no. 209 (Aug. 13, 2019), pp. B1, B6. Article converted to hardcopy to provide permanent documentation for a non-profit article on Wikipedia. Reproduced via the doctrine of fair use, all additional publication rights retained by the publisher.
Topics: Major League Baseball, Oakland Athletics, Oakland A's, Nathan Patterson, sports, professional...
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Jul 30, 2019 Corvallis Gazette-Times
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“Bend Bulletin to Have New Oregon Owners” Associated press news item from the combined Albany Democrat-Herald/Corvallis Gazette-Times, Sept. 30, 2019, pg. A5. Detail on the sale of the bankrupt Bend Bulletin and Redmond Spokesman newspapers for $3.65 million to EO Media Group of Oregon. Short snippet published under the doctrine of fair use to document information in a non-profit Wikipedia article. Commercial use prohibited.
Topics: Journalism, Newspapers, Pacific Northwest, Oregon publications, Oregon periodicals, Bend, Redmond
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Jun 18, 2019
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May 20, 2019 Savage, Ward
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"The Kid," by Ward Savage A serialized 10-panel melodrama of working class life produced by the cartoonist of the Chicago Daily Socialist and run in that publication in 10 consecutive issues, June 22 to July 2, 1908. Scanned from (dirty) microfilm with no effort made at digital editing. Published in USA prior to 1924, public domain. Original film by the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. Scanned and compiled by Tim Davenport ("Carrite") for Archive.org.
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Apr 17, 2019 Charles H. Kerr
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International Socialist Review (1900-1918) volume 15, no. 4 (October 1914) Chicago: Charles H. Kerr & Co. Editors: Charles H. Kerr & Mary E. Marcy Associate Editors: Robert Rives LaMonte, William E. Bohn, Leslie H. Marcy, Frank Bohn, William D. Haywood, Phillips Russell. Published in the USA prior to 1924, public domain. International Socialist Review was an illustrated monthly magazine associated with the IWW-friendly left wing of the Socialist Party of America. CONTENTS: 196:...
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Feb 22, 2019 Debs, Eugene V. (1855-1926)
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Craft Unionism: Speech by Eugene V. Debs, at Chicago, November 23, 1905. Chicago: Industrial Workers of the World, n.d. [1906]. Rare pamphlet published by the Industrial Workers of the World of a speech by Eugene V. Debs extolling the new organization. Includes question-and-answer session at the end. Republished in Debs: His Life, Writings, and Speeches. Girard, KS: Appeal to Reason, 1908; pp. 375-399. Pamphlet reissued in revised form by Charles H. Kerr & Co., 1909. Original image is...
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Feb 19, 2019 Debs, Eugene V. (1855-1926)
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Class Unionism: Speech Delivered by Eugene V. Debs at South Chicago, November 24, 1905. Chicago: Industrial Workers of the World, n.d. [1906]. Rare pamphlet published by the Industrial Workers of the World of a speech by Eugene V. Debs extolling the new organization. The speech originally appeared in slightly different form in the Chicago Socialist, vol. 6, whole no. 352 (Dec. 2, 1905), pp. 1-2. Original image is microfilm of a copy at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Rendered in...
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Jan 13, 2019 Harrington, Michael (ed.)
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Newsletter of the Democratic Left Official organ of the Democratic Socialist Organizing Committee (DSOC), forerunner of Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) Vol. 6, No. 8 (October 1978). Michael Harrington, editor. Maxine Phillips, managing editor CONTENTS • Looking Backward: DSOC Marks Fifth Year, by Deborah Meier — p. 1 • Ferency Campaign Builds Michigan Socialist Activity, by Roger Robinson — p. 1 • Prop 13 Fever Cure: State and Local Tax Reform, by Izzy Higgins — p. 3 •...
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Jan 13, 2019 Hayley Fox
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"Chasing Punk Rock's Paper Trail: Bryan Ray Turcotte's Kill Your Idols Publishing Office is Like a Museum of the Music's Lore and Much More," by Hayley Fox Los Angeles Times vol. 148, no. 31 (Jan. 13, 2019), pg. F6. Coverage of the Los Angeles punk rock archive and publishing house Kill Your Idols. Uploaded for historical preservation purposes.
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Jan 9, 2019 Phillips, Maxine (ed.)
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Democratic Left Quarterly magazine of Democratic Socialists of America vol. 46, no. 3 (Winter 2018) Maxine Phillips, editor. CONTENTS: "Stay Furious!" by Maria Svart — pp. 2-3 "Re-envisioning Socialist Feminism for a New Century," by Christine R. Riddiough — pp. 4-5 "From 'Choice' to Justice," by Marian Jones — pp. 6-7 "Decriminalizing Sex Work," by Angel M. Castillo — pp. 8-9 "Socialist Feminism for the Rest of Us," by Waleeta Canon —...
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Jan 6, 2019 Rocky Wolfe (ed.)
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Pro Football Illustrated 1948 magazine Rocky Wolfe, editor (Mt. Morris, IL: Elbak Publishing Co., 1948). Annual edition for 1948 for the large format "Picture Magazine of Pro Football." The magazine first published in 1941 and ran into the early 1970s. CONTENTS 1. Speaking of Action (photos) 2. Do You Know, by Arthur Jones 3. NFL and AAFC Roundup, by Edward Prell 4. Forward Pass Quiz (photos) 5. How I Turned Pro, by Harold "Red" Grange 6. Coach of the Year (Paul Brown) 7....
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Dec 5, 2018 Lovestone, Jay (1897-1990)
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The LaFollette Illusion by Jay Lovestone Chicago: Workers Party of America, 1924. Campaign-related political pamphlet by Workers (Communist) Party leader Jay Lovestone attacking the record of Sen. Robert LaFollette, 1924 candidate of the Progressive Party for President of the United States — an effort supported by the rival Socialist Party of America. Published in USA between 1923 and 1978 with no notice of copyright in original publication, public domain. Scanned from a specimen in his...
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Dec 1, 2018 James, Meg
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"The Twilight Years for California Icon," by Meg James Los Angeles Times, vol. 137, no. 363 (Dec. 1, 2018), pp. A1, A8. History of the origin and decline of Sunset magazine, a glossy monthly illustrated dedicated to life in California.
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Nov 23, 2018 Communist Party, USA
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Death Penalty Demanded: The Case of Georgia Against the Communist Party. New York: Workers Library Publishers, n.d. [1930]. Illustrated pamphlet issued by the Communist Party, USA in defense of two of its organizers -- M.H. Powers (age 26) and Joseph O. Carr (age 19) -- tried in a capital case in Atlanta, Georgia in April 1930. The pair had conducted a meeting which had been disbursed by police advocating the unity of white and black workers against capitalism. The pair were charged under a...
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Nov 23, 2018 Smith, Leona
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The Textile Strike of 1926: Passaic, Clifton, Garfield, Lodi, New Jersey. by Leona Smith Passaic, NJ: General Relief Committee, Textile Strikers, n.d. [1926]. Rare pamphlet giving the Communist Party's view of the 1926 Passaic textile strike. Only three copies listed in WorldCat as of November 2018, only one of which is in an accessible university library. This file digitized from microfilm holdings of the Communist Party USA's archive in Moscow, RGASPI fond 515, op. 1. Published in the USA...
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Oct 31, 2018 Willard, Cyrus Field (1858-1942)
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Security of Employment Leaflet of the Colonization Commission of the Social Democracy of America. Cyrus Field Willard, Secretary. Prospectus for the colonization efforts of the Social Democracy, offshoot of the American Railway Union of Eugene V. Debs. Includes outlines of a scheme to issue up to $2.5 million in 5-percent interest bearing bonds, repayable in gold coin. The rare document appears as part of the microfilm of The Social Democrat filmed by the State Historical Society of Wisconsin,...
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Oct 28, 2018 Socialist Party of America
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Obey or Starve Large format illustrated leaflet produced in Chicago by the National Office, Socialist Party of America, 1919. Exact month not specified but not before May 1919 nor after December 1919. Circa June 1919. Very rare, not listed in WorldCat as of Oct.  2018. Includes "Russian Appeal to the Workers of the World." Digitized from original paper by Tim Davenport ("Carrite") for Archive.org. Published in the USA prior to 1923, public domain.
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Oct 26, 2018 Socialist Party of America
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The Worker [New York] — full set of issues for 1904 Beginning as a dissident edition of The People in July 1899, The Worker was the official organ of the Social Democratic Party with headquarters in Springfield, Massachusetts until that organization merged with Chicago counterparts to form the Socialist Party of America (SPA) in August 1901. Thereafter,it was the newspaper of the New York state affiliate of the SPA, still called the Social Democratic Party of New York due to legal...
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Oct 26, 2018 Socialist Party of America
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The Worker [New York] — full set of issues for 1903 Beginning as a dissident edition of The People in July 1899, The Worker was the official organ of the Social Democratic Party with headquarters in Springfield, Massachusetts until that organization merged with Chicago counterparts to form the Socialist Party of America (SPA) in August 1901. Thereafter,it was the newspaper of the New York state affiliate of the SPA, still called the Social Democratic Party of New York due to legal...
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Oct 26, 2018 Socialist Party of America
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The Worker [New York] — full set of issues for 1902 Beginning as a dissident edition of The People in July 1899, The Worker was the official organ of the Social Democratic Party with headquarters in Springfield, Massachusetts until that organization merged with Chicago counterparts to form the Socialist Party of America (SPA) in August 1901. Thereafter, it was the newspaper of the New York state affiliate of the SPA, still called the Social Democratic Party of New York due to legal...
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Oct 26, 2018 Socialist Party of America
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The Worker [New York] — full set of issues for 1901 Beginning as a dissident edition of The People in July 1899, The Worker was the official organ of the Social Democratic Party with headquarters in Springfield, Massachusetts until that organization merged with Chicago counterparts to form the Socialist Party of America (SPA) in August 1901. Thereafter, it was the newspaper of the New York state affiliate of the SPA, still called the Social Democratic Party of New York due to legal...
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Oct 26, 2018 People's Party
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Biligual English/German platform of the People's Party (Volkspartei) for the city of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Adopted in convention March 20, 1896. From the papers of Victor L. Berger, microfilm collection, reel 11. Published in the USA prior to 1923, public domain. Digitized for Archive.org by Tim Davenport ("Carrite").
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Oct 26, 2018 People's Party
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Bilingual English/German platform of the People's Party (Volkspartei) for the city of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  From the papers of Victor L. Berger, microfilm edition, reel 11. No date given but reference to depression makes this very likely to be an item from the civic election of 1894. Published in the USA prior to 1923, public domain. Digitized for Archive.org by Tim Davenport ("Carrite").
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Oct 23, 2018 Edwards, A.S. (editor)
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The Social Democratic Herald [Chicago] 1900 — complete Official organ of the Social Democratic Party of America with headquarters in Chicago. The organization emerged from the Social Democracy of America in an 1898 split and wound up merging with the similarly named organization with headquarters in Springfield, Mass. to form the Socialist Party of America in August 1901. Prominent members included Eugene V. Debs, Victor L. Berger, Frederic Heath, Seymour Stedman, Jesse Cox, Margaret Haile,...
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Financial Report: Socialist Party of Rhode Island (Six Months Ending Dec. 31, 1908) Submitted by Fred Durst, State Secretary (Providence, RI: Socialist Party of Rhode Island, n.d. [1909]). Long leaflet published by the Socialist Party of Rhode Island, state affiliate of the Socialist Party of America, for information of its members. The document lists receipts and expenses for the second semi-annual period of 1908. Particularly interesting as this was the period in which SPA Presidential...
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Oct 14, 2018 Slobodin, Henry L.
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“National Executive Committee Deposed: New York Takes Action Against Officials Who Grossly Violated Their Duties Entrusted to Them by the Party, Ending a Scandalous Reign of Terror” by Henry L. Slobodin Published in The People [William Street, NYC], vol. 9, no. 16 (July 16, 1899), pg. 1. Lead article in the first issue of the dissident edition of The People, published after an ultimately failed attempt to depose Daniel DeLeon, Hugo Vogt, Henry Kuhn & Co. from the leadership of the...
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Oct 10, 2018 Hillquit, Morris (1869-1933)
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“Farewell to DeLeon,” by Morris Hillquit Published in The People [dissident edition published at William Street, New York City], vol. 10, no. 30 (Oct. 22, 1899), pg. 2. Stinging final rebuke by Socialist Labor Party dissident leader Morris Hillquit of the regime of Daniel DeLeon, editor of The People [regular edition, also published in New York City]. Hillquit charges that in return for the trust and responsibility accorded the talented DeLeon, he had “repaid their confidence in the...
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Sep 26, 2018 Simons, A.M. (1870-1950) (ed.)
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Full run of 52 issues of  The Workers' Call  from 1901. This publication began as a regular Socialist Labor Party weekly in 1899, split with the dissidents led by Henry Slobodin and Morris Hillquit in the summer of that year, adhered to the Social Democratic Party with headquarters in Springfield after that, and marched under the banner of the Socialist Party of America after its formation in the summer of 1901. The paper renamed as  The Chicago Socialist  effective with the issue of March...
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Sep 22, 2018 Simons, A.M. (1870-1950) (ed.)
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The Workers' Call (Chicago) Full run of 52 issues of The Workers' Call from 1900. This publication began as a regular Socialist Labor Party weekly in 1899, split with the dissidents led by Henry Slobodin and Morris Hillquit in the summer of that year, adhered to the Social Democratic Party with headquarters in Springfield after that. The paper marched under the banner of the Socialist Party of America after its formation in the summer of 1901. The paper renamed as The Chicago Socialist...
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Sep 12, 2018 Lumer, Hyman (1909-1976)
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The Fight Against Trotskyism, by Hyman Lumer New York: New Outlook Publishers, n.d. [1969]. Unusual example of a mimeographed pamphlet issued by the official publishing house of the Communist Party USA. With the campuses erupting and membership in the Trotskyist movement growing to historic highs, Lumer takes up an old cudgel against Marxist dissidence in defense of the CPUSA's orthodox neo-Stalinism. Published in the USA before 1973 with no notice of copyright in first publication, public...
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Sep 6, 2018 Communist Party of America
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Unemployment n.c. [New York City]: Central Executive Committee of the Communist Party of America, n.d. [1920]. Rare leaflet of the underground Communist Party of America (CPA), forerunner of the Communist Party USA. Copy preserved in the archive of the Justice Department's Bureau of Investigation. Published as part of NARA microfilm collection M1085, reel 927. Digitized by Tim Davenport ("Carrite") for Archive.org. Published in the USA prior to 1923, public domain.
Topics: Communism, radicalism, Bolshevism, Communist Party, revolutionary movement, underground political...
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Sep 6, 2018 Industrial Workers of the World
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In Jail Two Years for What? n.c. [Chicago]: Industrial Workers of the World, n.d. [1919]. Rare leaflet of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) dealing with the Wichita Indictment of 1917 and aftermath. Preserved in the files of the Department of Justice's Bureau of Investigation. Published as part of NARA microfilm collection M1085, reel 927.  Digitized by Tim Davenport ("Carrite") for Archive.org. Published in USA prior to 1923, public domain.
Topics: anarchosyndicalism, syndicalism, radicalism, socialism, industrial unionism, revolutionary...
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Sep 6, 2018 Industrial Workers of the World
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Ai Minatori del Carbone [To the Coal Miners] n.c. [Chicago]: Industrial Workers of the World, n.d. [c. 1919]. Rare leaflet of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) in the Italian language. No copies showing in WorldCat as of Sept. 2018. This copy preserved in the files of the Department of Justice's Bureau of Investigation, published as part of NARA microfilm collection M1085, reel 927. Digitized by Tim Davenport ("Carrite") for Archive.org. Published in the USA prior to 1923,...
Topics: Anarchosyndicalism, syndicalism, radicalism, industrial unionism, socialism, Industrial Workers of...
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Sep 6, 2018 Industrial Workers of the World
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Men of the Army, Farewell! n.c. [Chicago]: Industrial Workers of the World, n.d. [1918]. Rare leaflet of the Industrial Workers of the World, issued at the time of demobilization of the US Army following the conclusion of World War I. The leaflet warns: "The employers will attempt to USE YOU to protect their interests; they will incite YOU to mob, beat up, and murder the members of YOUR OWN CLASS. They will use every effort to arouse and enrage you, appealing to your 'patriotism' and...
Topics: Anarchosyndicalism, syndicalism, radicalism, socialism, Industrial Workers of the World, IWW,...
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Sep 5, 2018 Haywood, William D. (1869-1928)
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With Drops of Blood the History of the Industrial Workers of the World Has Been Written. n.c. [Chicago]: Industrial Workers of the World, n.d. [1919]. Leaflet of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW). This document details a list of grievances suffered by the Industrial Workers of the World during its first fifteen years, including murder, imprisonment, deportation, mob violence, home invasion, and denial of civil rights. Concludes with an appeal for funds for the organization's General...
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Sep 5, 2018 Haywood, William D. (1869-1928)
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Raids! Raids!! Raids!!! n.c. [Chicago]: Industrial Workers of the World, n.d. [Dec. 1919]. Leaflet of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW). This document details lists of those arrested by federal and state law enforcement officials as part of a coordinated attack on active members of the radical labor movement. Includes names from raids which took place in Seattle; Spokane; Portland (OR); Pueblo (CO); and Omaha. Published over the signature of William "Big Bill" Haywood,...
Topics: Industrial Workers of the World, IWW, anarchosyndicalism, syndicalism, industrial unionism, labor...
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Sep 4, 2018 Industrial Workers of the World, Metal and Machinery Workers Industrial Union No. 440
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Minutes of the Third Annual Convention of Metal and Machinery Workers Industrial Union No. 440, IWW: Held at Detroit, Michigan, February 14-18, 1921. Extremely rare four page printed newspaper. Not found in WorldCat as of Sept. 2018. Copy preserved in Justice Department/Bureau of Investigation files, published on film as part of NARA collection M1085, reel 926. Digitized by Tim Davenport ("Carrite") for Archive.org Published in the USA prior to 1923, public domain.
Topics: Industrial Workers of the World, Metal and Machinery Workers Union, IWW, MMWU, anarchosyndicalism,...
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Sep 4, 2018 Brine, Blanche Marie
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Sinn Fein: An Epitome by Blanche Marie Brine (Washington, DC: Friends of Irish Freedom, National Bureau of Information, June 1920). An 8-page pamphlet, no. 16 in a series, published by the Friends of Irish Freedom, an American solidarity organization with Sinn Fein in Ireland. This copy digitized from microfilm of the Department of Justice's Bureau of Investigation, published as NARA collection M1085, reel 926. Digitized by Tim Davenport ("Carrite") for Archive.org. No copyright...
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Presenting the Motion Picture - Its Relations and Possibilities for Labor and Human Betterment as Suggested and Formulated in the Program of the Labor Film Service, Inc. Pamphlet of the Labor Film Service, Inc., New York City. Undated but published in the summer of 1920. The Labor Film Service, with offices at 31 Union Square, New York City, was closely affiliated with the Socialist Party of America, attempting to make use of the new medium of motion pictures as a vehicle for the propagation of...
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Rech' Matreny Prisiazhniuk v Kievskomu Voenno-Okruzhnom sude 19-go iiulia 1908 goda [Speech of Matrena Prisizahniu in the Kiev Military District Court,  July 19th, 1908.] New York: Izdanie Federatsii Soiuzov Russkikh Rabochikh Coed. Shtatov i Kanady, 1919. Rare pamphlet published in New York by the Union of Russian Workers. Digitized by Tim Davenport ("Carrite") from a copy microfilmed by the Department of Justice's Bureau of Investigation, NARA collectipon 1085, reel 926. Published...
Topics: Anarchism, radicalism, anarcho-communism, anarchosyndicalism, revolutionary movement, Russian...
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Sep 1, 2018 Rodau, Anatol L.
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IN RE: The Bolsheviki Movement in America: Union of Russian Workers-Anarchists-Communists, First Branch of Socialists-Bolsheviki, etc.: Summary Report by Anatol L. Rodau Special Employee, US Dept. of Justice Bureau of Investigation A 58 page internal report written for the Department of Justice on the emerging Bolshevik movement in the United States, consisting of the Anarchist-Communist Union of Russian Workers (established in 1908) and their rivals of the Russian Socialist Federation of the...
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Aug 31, 2018 Berezin, M.
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Контр-революционеры ли мы? Kontr-revoliutsionery li my? [Are We Counter-Revolutionaries?] by M. Berezin no city (probably New York): A.K., no date (circa 1919) Rare pamphlet of the Union of Russian Workers, just three copies showing in WorldCat as of August 2018. Copy preserved in the files of the Department of Justice's Bureau of Investigation, NARA microfilm collection M1085, reel 926. Published in USA prior to 1923, public domain. Digitized by Tim Davenport...
Topics: Anarchism, Anarcho-Communism, Communist Anarchism, Anarchosyndicalism, Union of Russian Workers,...
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Aug 31, 2018 Pereval (pseudonym)
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Безгосударственный коммунизм и синдикализм Bezgosudarstvennyi kommunizm i sindikalizm [Stateless Communism and Syndicalism] by Pereval No City (probably New York): A.K., no date (circa 1919). Rare pamphlet of the Union of Russian Workers, preserved in the files of the Justice Department's Bureau of Investigation. From NARA microfilm collection M1085, reel 926. Digitized by Tim Davenport ("Carrite") for Archive.org. Published in the USA prior to...
Topics: Anarchism, Anarcho-Communism, Anarchist Communism, Syndicalism, Union of Russian Workers, URW,...
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Aug 30, 2018 Speer, Edgar B.
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"The Union of Russian Workers: What It Is and How It Operates," by Edgar B. Speer Special Agent of the Bureau of Investigation Internal historical overview of the Union of Russian Workers, an Anarchosyndicalist organization established in 1908. Speer notes the programmatic influence of the Industrial Workers of the World, established in 1905. From an internal DoJ report, published to microfilm in DoJ/BoI Investigative Files, NARA M-1085, reel. 926, file 325570. Edited and first...
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Aug 23, 2018 Alt, Theresa and Hammad, Sasha
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Financial Report of Democratic Socialists of America for 2017 and Jan.-June 2018 by Theresa Alt, Budget and Finance Committee; and Sasha Hammad, Operations Director At the group's biennial national convention, the secretary treasurer gives a full financial report. In 2017, DSA members passed a resolution to send all dues-paying members our unaudited budget report in non-convention years. This is a copy of that report. The unaudited report shows income for 2017 of just under $2.1 million and...
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Aug 14, 2018 Zangwill, Israel (1864-1926)
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Hands Off Russia: Speech by Mr. Israel Zangwill at the Albert Hall, February 8th, 1919. Rare pamphlet of the Workers' Socialist Federation, a London group headed by Sylvia Pankhurst which would later become one of the founding components of the Communist Party of Great Britain. 8 pages. Public domain. Digitized by Tim Davenport ("Carrite") for Archive.org.
Topics: Soviet Russia, Bolshevik Revolution, Communism, Communist Russia, USSR, Communist Party of Great...
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Aug 11, 2018 Left Wing Section, Socialist Party of America, Local Greater New York
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Why the Left Wing is Contesting the Primary Elections Pamphlet published by the Left Wing Section, Socialist Party, Local Greater New York Includes a manifesto and list of candidates for the Left Wing Section of Local New York, which ran as a slate in the 1918 primary elections against Socialist Party regulars. The Left Wing Section would split from the SPA in 1918 to form the Communist Party of America and Communist Labor Party of America. Some "name" candidates include John Reed...
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Aug 11, 2018 Communist Labor Party of America
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Communist Labor, vol. 1, no. 1 Official organ of the Communist Labor Party of America Contents: J. Loriot: Revolution or Evolution — p. 1 One of the Incidents of the Class Struggle — pp. 1-2 The Coal Miners and the "Public" — p. 2 Fighting Over the Spoils — p. 2 War Restrictions — and War Restrictions — p. 2 Revolutionizing Asia — p. 3 Victories of the Soviet Troops — p. 3 The Communist Party Replies to John Reed — p. 3 Editorial — p. 4 Grigory Zinoviev: To the...
Topics: Communist Labor Party of America, CLP, communism, radicalism, socialism, John Reed, Benjamin...
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Aug 10, 2018 Benham, George B. (editor)
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The Class Struggle, official organ of Section San Francisco, Socialist Labor Party (dissident split group). G.B. Benham (editor) Whole no. 293. Extensive and  important account of the March 1900 convention of the Social Democratic Party (with headquarters in Chicago), which nominated Eugene V. Debs for President and Job Harriman for Vice President and seemingly established unity between the SDP and the dissident SLP (so-called "Kangaroos") headed by Henry Slobodin and Morris...
Topics: Socialism, radicalism, Social Democratic Party of America, SDP, Socialist Labor Party of America,...
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Jul 27, 2018 Debs, Eugene V. (1855-1926)
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“The Issue Clearly Stated,” by Eugene V. Debs An excerpt from Unionism and Socialism: A Plea For Both. (Terre Haute, IN: Standard Publishing Co., 1904). First published in this form as “How Class Plunders Class” in Social Democratic Herald [Milwaukee], vol. 7, no. 23, whole no. 323 (Oct. 8, 1904). Reprinted as “The Issue Clearly Stated” in The Vanguard [Milwaukee, monthly magazine summary of the SD Herald], vol. 3, no. 2, whole no. 22 (Oct. 1904), pp. 6-9. Published in USA prior to...
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Raivaajan Työvainiolta - Vol 3 Third installment of a short-lived annual artistic-literary magazine from the Raivaaja publishing house of Fitchburg, Massachusetts, 1907. First published in USA prior to 1923, public domain. Digitized by the Google Books project.
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Jul 19, 2018 Debs, Eugene V. (1855-1926)
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The American Movement by Eugene V. Debs First version published as “The Socialistic Movement in America,” Social Democratic Herald [Milwaukee], April 26, 1902. Slightly revised version published as a pamphlet by Debs through his Standard Publishing Co., Terre Haute, Indiana, 1904. This version a reprint pamphlet by Charles H. Kerr & Co., circa 1910. NB: Lists an ad for the Chicago Daily Socialist, so not before Oct. 1906 or after Dec. 1912. Reprinted in Bruce Rogers (ed.), Debs: His...
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Jul 14, 2018 Most, Johann (1845-1906) [Most, John]
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Revolutionäre Kriegswissenschaft: Ein Handbüchlein zur Anleitung betreffend Gebrauches und Herstellung von Nitroglycerin, Dynamit, Schiessbaumwolle, Knallquecksilber, Bomben, Brandsätzen, Giften u.s.w., u.s.w. by Johann Most No publisher indicated but published in New York City by IInternationaler Zeitung-Verein, circa 1883. Title translation: Revolutionary War Science: A handbook on how to use and manufacture nitroglycerin, dynamite, gun cotton, explosive mercury, bombs, incendiary devices,...
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Jul 5, 2018 Claflin, Sumner F. (1862-1930)
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Postcard-sized carte de visite (printed on postcard stock) of Manchester, New Hampshire newsstand owner Sumner Franklin Claflin. Circa 1910, perhaps a few years after that date. Claflin was a leading activist in the Social Democratic Party of America and the Socialist Party of New Hampshire, state affiliate of the Socialist Party of America. Card in the collection of Tim Davenport, scanned by him for Archive.org. Published in the USA prior to 1923, public domain.
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